Transport Engg & Environmental Sustainability - CVEN3402

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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The course is presented in 2 strands. The first strand is concerned with the analysis, design and evaluation of traffic and transport systems, including the interactions between transport, land use and the environment. Topics include: overview of the transport task, trends in motorisation, sustainable transport, motorised and non-motorised transport, traffic flow fundamentals, definitions and concepts related to land use and transport systems; prediction methods of future transport demand; modelling and evaluation of transport systems; transport operations and traffic management; assessment of environmental and community impacts. This strand is common for both Civil and Environmental Engineering students. The second strand is specific for Environmental students. This strand focuses on the environmental impacts of transport and sustainable development. Topics include: traffic noise, vehicle emissions, air pollution, EIA of major transport projects, transport policy, international trends, sustainable transport.


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